AASHTO TC3 Plan Reading: Self-paced Online

Date: 10/1/2023 - 9/30/2024

Location: Online


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Capacity:

16/100



Overview

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions on how to access the course modules on the AASHTO website, along with a promotional code. The instructions will also be available in your UMTC registration portal for future reference. 

*NOTE: this promo code offer (through Baystate Roads) is only available to the public sector. Others are welcome to register directly through the AASHTO website.

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Course Description

The ability to read plans is essential for anyone involved in highway or bridge construction. This FHWA sponsored training contains modules covering both basic plan reading instructions as well as

providing a more in-depth level of instruction for anyone seeking more information and/or a review of plan reading. Select any or all 8 of the modules through AASHTO’s Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) library. 

*Once you register here, you'll be emailed detailed instructions on how to access the courses.

Module 1: Highway Plan Reading Basics (TC3CN009-15-T1) - This module describes the foundational information needed to begin reading and understanding highway plans. This includes an overview of the title page and its components, station numbers, townships, and quantity estimates.

Module 2: Grading Plans (TC3CN010-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Grading Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 3: Traffic Control Plans (TC3CN011-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Traffic Control Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 4: Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (TC3CN012-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Erosion and Sediment Control Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 5: Right of Way Plans (TC3CN013-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in Right-of-Way Plans for a highway project.

Module 6: County Plans (TC3CN014-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a county plan.

Module 7: Bridge Plans (TC3CN015-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a bridge plan.

Module 8: Culvert Plans (TC3CN016-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a culvert plan.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
• Recognize plan sheets for highway, county, bridge, and culvert construction;
• Recognize station locations and calculate, cross-section, profile, and plan views as well as centerline location, point of intersection, and a variety of plan details;
• Recognize the plan sheet for all parts of both a bridge substructure and superstructure; and
• Comprehend the terminology and symbols used when reading plans.

Target Audience

Course is open to public sector employees only. This training is designed for those involved in the construction process and/or maintenance activities of highways and/or highway structures. It is applicable to anyone desiring a better understanding of plan reading.

Registration
Amount

No Cost
Register by 9/30/2024
Public Sector

Register

If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the class, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Gary City of Marlborough
Garrett Town of Mattapoisett
Sky Town of Milton
Nicholas City of Chicopee
Luis Town of Longmeadow DPW
Robert Town of Wellesley Engineering Division
Christopher City of Chicopee
Christopher Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Boston)
Cleber City of Newton
Vickie City of Salisbury (NC)
Morgan Town of Natick
Jeremy Town of Dracut
Justin City of Fitchburg Water
Phillip Town of Wellesley Engineering Division
Michael Town of Brewster DPW
Meghan City of Waltham